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Harry Vorhoff, Deputy Director, Governor’s Office of Coastal Activities

Harry Vorhoff

Deputy Director, Governor’s Office of Coastal Activities

Harry J. Vorhoff is the deputy director of the Governor’s Office of Coastal Activities. In addition to serving as legal counsel to the chairman of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board, Harry manages the office’s effort to coordinate and focus the functions of state agencies as they relate to integrated coastal protection. In this role, Harry represents the governor on the Louisiana Oyster Task Force and the Louisiana State Mineral and Energy Board.

He also serves as a designee and the chair of the Governor’s Climate Initiatives Task Force and Louisiana’s point of contact for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s Renewable Energy Task Force. Prior to joining the Governor’s Office of Coastal Activities, Harry served as the environmental section chief for the Louisiana Department of Justice, where he represented the State of Louisiana and its agencies in a wide variety of matters ranging from environmental, oil and gas, wildlife and fisheries, interstate river compacts, coastal, and appellate law.

Harry earned a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from Tulane University Law School.